Cape Town restaurant named 28th best on Earth (and best in all of Africa)

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The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town came in at number 28 on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, announced in London on Monday.

It is the only African restaurant to make the grade.

The restaurant shot up from the 48th place it held in 2014.

The ranking is decided by 972 independent experts made up of food writers, chefs and restaurant owners from around the world.

10 best restaurants in the world

  1. El Celler de Can Roca, Girona, Spain
  2. Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy
  3. Noma, Copenhagen
  4. Central, Lima
  5. Eleven Madison Park, New York
  6. Mugaritz, San Sebastian, Spain
  7. Dinner, London
  8. Narisawa, Tokyo
  9. D.O.M, São Paulo
  10. Gaggan, Bangkok

Listen to the audio for our interview of The Test Kitchen Executive Chef Luke Dale-Roberts:


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